Horace Dediu on What Happens to Gartner’s Worldwide PC Market Share Numbers If You Count the iPad

Apple’s slice of “PC market share” is growing nicely, counting only Macs. But if you include the iPad, it’s unbelievable. Gartner is free to dismiss the iPad as a “media tablet” rather than a “PC”, but Apple reaps the profits from each of these $500-800 computing devices the same way other hardware makers reap the profits from their $500-800 computing devices.

Thursday, 14 October 2010